Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalms 126:1-6; Hebrews 5:1-6; Mark 10:46-52
In the early days of World War II, King George of England delivered a radio address to the world in which he recited a few lines of poetry:
And I said to a man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light, that I may tread safely into the unknown.”
And he replied: “Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than the known way.”
In other words, walk by faith and not by sight. Put yourself in contact with the Divine Mind and the Divine Will — the great unknown.
Each new midnight can be more than a moment in time for us. Each new day can represent a faith commitment to a new beginning, a fresh opportunity to put our hand in the hand of the God who makes “all things new.” Each new encounter with another human being can…